Pakistan Sets A World Record By Planting 52,000 Saplings in 1 Minute.
The Government said on Thursday that, Pakistan has successfully achieved a world record for planting 52,000 saplings in 1 minute.
As per details, 13,000 students in Gujranwala planted 50,000 saplings in Gujranwala in just 60 seconds, setting a new record for the largest such plantation drive anywhere in the world.
Earlier, India was holding the world record for planting 37,000 saplings in one minute, which now has been overtaken by Pakistan.
The Ten billion Tree Tsunami Plantation Project official handle on Twitter wrote, "Pakistan now holds the World Record for planting 52,000 trees in a minute by beating India (37,000)."
Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Environment, Malik Ameen Aslam praised the students for making the world record.
On August 9, Prime Minister Imran Khan had inaugurated the world’s biggest Miyawaki urban forest in Lahore as part of a monsoon drive under the 10 Billion Tree Tsunami project.
Speaking after the inauguration, the prime minister had said that Lahore is the most polluted city in the country and Miyawaki urban forest will help in addressing the issue in the provincial capital of Punjab.